Indoor ski slope
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Indoor ski slopes are found in several countries which proves a climate controlled environment can be maintained in which snow can be manufactured using a snow cannon. This enables skiing and snowboarding to take place year-round.
The world's largest indoor ski area is SnowWorld, Landgraaf, Netherlands (opened 2001) with a total of 35,000 m² of snow. In 2003, the first indoor snowboard FIS WorldCup contest was held in SnowWorld Landgraaf.
The world's longest indoor slope with 640 m is in the AlpinCenter in Bottrop/Germany and the world's first indoor black diamond (difficulty rating) with a 31 percent grade is in the SnowFunPark in Wittenburg/Germany.
The biggest indoor slope in the UK is Snow Factor, Braehead, Glasgow, Scotland  featuring a 200m long main slope, with a 50m x 50m dedicated teaching slope. However due to recent additions in the form of a walkway and ice climbing wall, the capacity of the slope has been significantly reduced.
Indoor ski slope locations
An incomplete list of operating indoor ski slopes in the world:
|Belgium||'s-Gravenwezel, Schilde (Antwerp)||Skibaan Casablanca|
|Comines||Ice mountain||210 m|
|Peer||Snow Valley||235 m|
|Brazil||Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul||Snowland|
|China||Shanghai||Shanghai Yinqixing Indoor Skiing Site||380 m|
|Shenzhen||Window of the World Indoor Skiing Site|
|France||Amnéville (Lorraine)||Snowhall||620 m|
|Germany||Bispingen||SnowDome Bispingen||300 m|
|Bottrop||AlpinCenter Bottrop||640 m|
|Neuss||Jever Skihalle||300 m|
|Oberhof||Skisporthalle Oberhof||1754 m|
|Wittenburg||AlpinCenter Hamburg-Wittenburg||330 m|
|Japan||Fukuoka||Big Air Fukuoka|
|Ryūgasaki||Kamui Ryūgasaki Snowboard Park|
|Sayama||Sayama Ski Area||320 m|
|Lithuania||Druskininkai||Snow Arena||460 m|
|Netherlands||The Hague||Snowdome (Uithof)||211 m|
|Rucphen||Ski Dome||160 m|
|Terneuzen||Ski Dome||220 m|
|Westerhoven||Montana Snowcenter||140 m|
|New Zealand||Auckland||Snowplanet||200 m|
|Poland||Rzyki, near Wadowice||Czarny groń||Endless[*]|
|South Korea||Bucheon||TigerWorld - TigerWorld||170 m|
|Spain||Madrid||Madrid Xanadu - SnowZone||250 m|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai||Ski Dubai||400 m|
|United Kingdom||Braehead, Glasgow||Snow Factor||200 m|
|Castleford, Yorkshire||SNO!zone||170 m|
|Manchester||Chill Factore||180 m|
|Milton Keynes||SNO!zone||170 m|
|Hemel Hempstead||The Snow Centre||160 m|
|Russia||Krasnogorsk, near Moscow||Snej.com||400 m|
- Bahrain - Ski Bahrain
- United States
- theSnowPlex in Loretto, Ontario - Canada's first indoor ski slopes.
- LeisureDome in Weston-super-Mare, UK - a 210 m slope which would be the longest indoor slope in the UK
- Ski in the U.A.E. in Ras al-Khaimah a 2000 m slope is under consideration
- Ipswich, Suffolk, UK - SnOasis - 500 m slope with 100 m drop.
- Perth, Western Australia - West Coast Snowpark
- Seoul, Korea, Ski Trac
- SnowWorld Zoetermeer, Netherlands Phase 3. A fourth 500 m slope with 50 m drop is proposed. Construction starts end 2007. Also including an Ice-skating stadium, restaurants, hotel and a children's winter playground village.
- SnowWorld Landgraaf, Netherlands Phase 3. A fourth slope, supposedly a small slope being added to accommodate more beginners.
- SnowWorld Barcelona, Spain A suggested copy of the SnowWorld Landgraaf concept. In the very first stages of development.
- The Falls at Vineyard Mountain BartowCounty, Georgia (U.S. state) The Falls at Vineyard Mountains a proposed 2,100,000-square-foot (200,000 m2) facility that includes a 1,000,000-square-foot (93,000 m2) indoor ski area.
- Australia, Adelaide - Snowdome Adelaide, formerly known as Mt Thebarton (Closed June 2005; now only running as an ice-rink)
- Japan, Funabashi - SSAWS (Closed September 2002 and demolished 2003 to make way for Ikea)
- Australia, Coffs Harbour - Aussie Snowdome